Pet Costume Contest entries: Volume II


Northern, RI – These pets are dressed to impress and competing for prizes – and their proud owners are helping to raise funds for a local animal shelter.

The latest batch of entries in our Howl-O-Ween, Meowl-O-Ween & Every Pet In-Bat-Ween Costume Contest is here, photos of northern Rhode Island pets submitted by our readers. Vote in the comment section below to let us know which pet you think “wore it best” this Halloween season.

If we receive enough entries prior to the Friday, Oct. 21 deadline, winners may compete in a runoff, with prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place.

View an introduction to the contest and details here, and check out the prizes at stake here. Or visit the special “Pet Contest” page we’ve created for the fundraiser anytime to see links to all of the photos and related details.

To enter your pet and vote for your local shelter, just send a photo of your costumed pet to and we’ll let you know how to send us your $3 entry fee.

Below our newest batch of contestants.

1. Taz of Burrillville as Chuckie, submitted by Andrea Griffin

2. Achilles, the 9-year-old hot dog from Burrillville, submitted by Christina Laprade

3. Liberty Farm working steer Buck & Shot of Burrillville as “trophies,” with owner and trophy hunter Destiny Sincavage

4. In a failed attempt at disguising himself as his prey, Flyer of North Smithfield shakes off his rabbit ears and goes for the rabbit. Submitted by Malinda Howard

5. Golden Retriever Sadie the ghost of Burrillville, submitted by Tina Haddad.

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